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‘The Gun Battle Lasted More Than 10 Minutes’ – Soludo Breaks Silence On Assassination Attempt On His Life


Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo, has spoken lastly concerning the assassination try on him, saying the gun battle between his assailants and his safety aides lasted for greater than 10 minutes.


Soludo was attacked throughout a city corridor assembly on the Isuofia group in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday, throughout which three of his safety aides have been Killed.

The governorship aspirant beneath the All Progressives Grand Alliance was locally for an interplay session.

Soludo spoke concerning the incident on Thursday throughout an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today.


He stated: “When it was throughout, it took a number of minutes, 10 or quarter-hour of steady gun battles going backwards and forwards of stopping, beginning once more.


“By the time all of us got here again, we noticed three our bodies mendacity in a pool of blood. They have been the three policemen. May God grant their soul everlasting relaxation.


“At first, I assumed, possibly the policemen have been taking pictures within the air. Until I started to listen to individuals screaming and all of that and all people simply scampered for security.


“Just as I was about to wrap up the town hall meeting and said finally for them now to open up for comments and answers, there were gunshots.”


He commiserated with the households of the slain officers whereas pledging to help them.


He described the assault as mindless, noting that no political workplace must be well worth the blood of a hen, not to mention human life.

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